The Riv is located in Hamilton, Waikato. We are your local bar and bistro, right here in Hamilton East!
Here at The Riv, we have a huge lounge bar, boasting an excellent restaurant and opening up to a garden bar, perfect for those summer nights.
We also have the sportsmans bar, which is situated opposite the lounge bar, through doors.
At The Riv you will find we have something for everyone
Need a place for a function? Check out our venue hire page
Want to make a group booking for a meal in our restaurant and preorder your meals? No problem, just give us a call.
WIN A FREE LUNCH FOR TWO - Register here for the Swamp Dawgz competition by posting your name and go into a draw for Lunch for two (Two Main Meals and cofffee) at Two Birds Eatery. Will be drawn on Sunday @ The Riv during the SWAMP SAWGZ live gig. You have to be there to win. Music kicks off at 2.30pm.
LIVE MUSIC THIS SUNDAY: "Swampdagz" play this Sunday in the garden bar from 2.30pm. Call down, grab a cold one and listen to some good old school blues and rock. Also , if you are a member you're in with a chance to win $500 cash between 4.30 and 5.30pm. But you gotta be here .
We are looking for one more team for the Riv quiz tomorrow night first new team to register gets a free round on us (Beer & Wine) all you need to do is register your team name here and be there before 7.30 on Wednesday night this week
Come down next week and support the best new café Hamilton has to offer! Good food, good service, good atmosphere :)
Timeline Photos Woo hoo its the weekend ! We have now been open just over a month and want to say a huge thank you to all those people who have been here and supported us so far its been amazing! We know alot of you are wanting us to open some time on the weekend so we are defiantly looking into it and we have some very exciting things happening over the coming month so watch this space and have a fabulous weekend X
LIVE MUSIC TODAY: Come down, grab a cold one and and listen to some old school blues and rock from "The Swampdagz" today in the garden bar from 2pm. Also, if you are a Riv member our weekly cash draw for $300 will be made today between 4.30 and 5.30pm.